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Master of Science in Engineering (MSc)

Part-time studies, 4 semesters

Semester abroad (optional)

Languages of instruction: German, partly English

No tuition fees

Admission requirements


Specific admission requirements to the degree programme

The master's degree in Sustainable Energy Systems requires the following qualifications or aptitudes:
  • Completed relevant bachelor's or diploma studies with a focus on engineering, natural or industrial engineering or
  • Completion of an equivalent degree
The course of study must have been completed to the extent of at least 180 ECTS at a recognised domestic or foreign post-secondary educational institution for which admission requires the general university entrance qualification and which is recognised as a post-secondary educational institution on the basis of the legal provisions of the state in which it is located.

The relevant bachelor's degree or equivalent study program must include the following core subject areas as an option:

Course area Min. ECTS Variant 1 Min. ECTS Variant 2
Quantitative Methods 6 6
Engineering/Natural Sciences 21 9
Information technology/processing 3 3
Business/economics - 12
Total 30 30

Different admission requirements of students are compensated by the compulsory course "Promotion of individual competences" in the 1st semester.

The decision on subject relevance or equivalence and thus on admission to the program rests with the programme director. If the equivalence of a course of study is basically given and only individual supplements to the equivalence are missing, the programme director is entitled to combine the determination of equivalence with the requirement of examinations to be taken during the master's degree in.

Proof of German and English language at level B2 of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Languages). 

You want to prepare yourself for the study?
As part of the admission process, you will receive access to a learning module with preparation materials.

Recognition of previous academic achievement
Special Regulations: Verified course work completed in master degree programmes at colleges and universities can be credited on an individual basis for individual courses or modules. The decision on recognition rests with the programme director.